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Johnson & Wales University’s Providence campus is the first institution of higher learning in Rhode Island to implement a campuswide tobacco-free policy, according to a Rhode Island Department of Health statement. On July 1, DOH Director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott joined JWU Providence Campus President Mim Runey and the JWU Student Government Association to announce the news. more
Jeffrey Bratberg, a clinical professor of pharmacy at the University of Rhode Island, is a member of the Governor’s Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force. Bratberg talked recently with Providence Business News about the task force and its progress, as well as the ongoing challenges community pharmacists face regarding opioid dispensing, opioid safety, overdose and addiction. more
Seventy-five incarcerated men and women in Rhode Island’s Adult Correctional Institutions have participated in the inaugural year of College Unbound’s Prison Bridge Program, designed to help inmates receive their bachelor’s degree so that once released they will have a smoother transition into society. more
Kristine Frech has been named executive director of Teach for America Rhode Island. She most recently served as vice president of Skyward in Kentucky. She holds a B.A. in sociology and a master's degree in educational administration from Xavier … more
1 What has been the most interesting thing you've learned about CCRI? Our students … are often the first in their family to attend college, and their grit and determination are incredibly inspiring. Every day, the example they set about … more
Brown University retained its No. 8 ranking in the latest version of Forbes’ list of “America’s Top Colleges,” released earlier this week. more
Three students from New England Institute of Technology’s Criminal Justice Technology program earned gold medals in Crime Scene Investigation in the College and Post-Secondary Division at the 52nd SkillsUSA national competition held in Louisville, Ky. from June 21-24. more
A new 16-month Executive Master in Science and Technology Leadership program is being launched by Brown University. Applications are being accepted for the Class of 2018, with the program to begin in March 2017. more
Andrew Bramson has been named the new president and CEO of The College Crusade of Rhode Island, effective July 1, 2016, the organization’s Board of Directors announced Wednesday. more
Forty organizations serving the needs of Newport County residents will share $259,000 from the Rhode Island Foundation’s Newport County Fund, the organization said Thursday. more
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